Corey Edwin Ely


LEROY — Corey Edwin Ely, 22, of Leroy, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital following an automobile accident.

He was born on June 1, 1994, at the Huron Valley Hospital in Commerce Township, to John Paul and Sandra E. (Yant) Ely. He worked as a caregiver at a private home in Grawn. He enjoyed listening to music, playing guitar and singing. He also enjoyed his puppy and all the friends and relatives that he has.

Corey had a brother who passed away before he was born but loved him all the same. He has an older brother, Brian (Bobbie Jo); and older sister, Devan (Zach); a younger brother, Cody; and a younger sister, Calleigh. Corey has a dad, John, and a mom, Sandy; a stepmother, Lisa and a stepfather, Scott Moody. He has Aunt Jackie and Aunt Linda; three uncles, Rob and Tommy, and Albert (Krista). He also has a nephew, Connor; and two nieces, Lily and Daisy. Also surviving are his Grandpa Chapman and Grandma and Grandpa Yant. He has many cousins and a million best friends who loved him more than anything.

His Grandpa Ely preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the Church of Discovery with the Rev. Bryan McConnell officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Burkholder Family Funeral Home in McBain.

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses.